"The Defenders" May Unite With Different Heroes For A Second Season

Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb just lately sat down with EW and dropped some gems on us. Loeb has been overseeing the enlargement of the tv exhibits that exist within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, akin to Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist. On a facet word, the second season of Iron Fist touched down this month, and it is improved significantly from the primary season. The 4 Netflix Marvel heroes teamed as much as create The Defenders, a mini-series that got here and went final Summer. Now that every story is completed constructing as much as the assembly of the heroes, Loeb explains the place the imaginative and prescient for the longer term lies. 

When requested if The Defenders collection was a one-off present, Loeb answered, “No, all we’ve ever mentioned is that there are not any plans proper now [to do more]. It doesn’t imply that it’s off the desk. And it doesn’t imply that it even needs to be with the unique characters that had been within the first Defenders.” It could be attention-grabbing to see the present herald The Punisher or Moon Knight as characters on a brand new Defenders crew, however solely time will inform. When pressed additional on what he meant by his assertion, Loeb reminded everybody of the Avengers’ deep roster. 

“There are numerous Avengers, and thru that, you must be capable of verify that there could also be numerous Defenders,” he acknowledged. “No one at any time referred to them as ‘The Defenders’ — they didn’t put on just a little ‘D’ on their belts, they usually didn’t go to a constructing that had an enormous ‘Defenders’ [sign] within the air. They had been 4 mismatched heroes who had been joined by a variety of the opposite heroes which can be within the tales that we do on Netflix, however that was that explicit story.